Former preproduction aircraft reworked as a CV-22 for the Air Force and later retired to Dayton.


Air Force CV-22 Osprey


Recommended Reading

Edward H. Phillips “USAF Developing CV-22 Prototypes” Aviation Week & Space Technology August 23, 1999 p.65

“Ospreys Arrive at Mildenhall” Combat Aircraft Monthly September 2013

Photo: “First VMX-22 MV-22B Arrives at MCAS Yuma” side view of BuNo 168215 Air Forces Monthly July 2015 p.22

Bell XV-3 tilt-rotor